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How has the 10.4.7 update affected you?

  • Don't notice a difference

    Votes: 342 72.9%
  • Fixed or otherwise changed a major feature that you noticed.

    Votes: 54 11.5%
  • Small issues were encountered (permission repairs, preference trashing, etc)

    Votes: 30 6.4%
  • Major issues were encountered (kernel panics, unstable system, etc)

    Votes: 26 5.5%
  • I don't own 10.4

    Votes: 17 3.6%

  • Total voters


macrumors 603
Aug 15, 2001
The Cool Part of CA, USA
So it is (MBP, also 133MB). Woah, for an incremental update, that's HUGE.

I wonder if it's automatically doing a "combo" install on the newer MacBooks and Pros, since they haven't undergone an update at all yet.


macrumors 68000
Aug 3, 2005
Buffalo, NY
The Usual Rundown

Software Update said:
The 10.4.7 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies. It includes fixes for:

- preventing AFP deadlocks and dropped connections
- saving Adobe and Quark documents to AFP mounted volumes
- Bluetooth file transfers, pairing and connecting to a Bluetooth mouse, and syncing to mobile phones
- audio playback in QuickTime, iTunes, Final Cut Pro, and Soundtrack applications
- ensuring icons are spaced correctly when viewed on desktop
- determining the space required to burn folders
- iChat audio and video connectivity, creating chat rooms when using AIM
- importing files into Keynote 3
- PDF workflows when using iCal and iPhoto
- reliable use of Automator actions within workflows
- importing and removing fonts in Font Book
- syncing addresses, bookmarks, calendar events and files to .Mac
- compatibility with third party applications and devices
- previous standalone security updates

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

For detailed information on Security Updates, please visit this website:

My MacBook says also 133mb.


macrumors 68000
Aug 3, 2005
Buffalo, NY
One thing I noticed in the description page on the Apple site is this:

You may experience unexpected results if you have third-party system software modifications installed, or if you've modified the operating system through other means. (This does not apply to normal application software installation.)

Guess that means folks who use Shapeshifter and the likes should be careful when updating.


Staff member
Jan 20, 2005
I'm back up and running...reboot took four minutes on my 1.67 GHz PB. A little bit of concern about the length of time it spent on the blue screen, but the desktop eventually came up. Safari now at 2.0.4...haven't had a chance to look around at anything else.

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macrumors 65816
Mar 12, 2005
Unfortanatly they do not list the "Firewire Bug." The whole computer freezes on intel based macs when used with certain firewire chipsets.
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